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    La 1a agencia de mujeres detecitves

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    La 1a agencia de mujeres detecitves

    Smith, Alexander McCall.

    With the inheritance left by her dear father, Mma Ramotswe sets up the first and only detective agency for ladies in Gaborone, Botswana.

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    Girls at war

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    Girls at war, and other stories

    Achebe, Chinua.

    A collection of short stories depicting everyday life in Nigeria.

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    Song of Be

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    Song of Be

    Beake, Lesley.

    Be, a young Bushman woman searching in the desert for the peace she remembers from her childhood, realizes that she and her people must reconcile new personal and political realities with ancient traditions.

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    Waiting for the barbarians

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    Waiting for the barbarians

    Coetzee, J. M., 1940-

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    A grain of wheat

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    A grain of wheat

    Ngugi wa Thiong'o, 1938-

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    Who fears death

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    Who fears death

    Okorafor-Mbachu, Nnedi.

    In a post-nuclear-holocaust Africa, a clan of aggressive people, the Nuru, plan the total destruction of the Okeke; but one member of the tribe manages to escape and wanders into the desert where she gives birth to a daughter, whose special powers will allow her to put an end to the genocide of her people.

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    The shadow speaker

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    The shadow speaker

    Okorafor-Mbachu, Nnedi.

    In West Africa in 2070, after fifteen-year-old "shadow speaker" Ejii witnesses her father's beheading, she embarks on a dangerous journey across the Sahara to find Jaa, her father's killer, and upon finding her, she also discovers a greater purpose to her life and to the mystical powers she possesses.

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    The baboon king

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    The baboon king

    Quintana, Anton

    Son of a Kikuyu mother and a Masai herdsman father, Moreng‡ru the hunter lives on the edges of tribal society until an actual banishment forces him to make a life for himself among a troop of baboons.

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    Lady Moses

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    Lady Moses : a novel

    Roy, Lucinda.

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    The No. 1 ladies' detective agency

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    The No. 1 ladies' detective agency

    Smith, Alexander McCall

    With the inheritance left by her dear father, Mma Ramotswe sets up the first and only detective agency for ladies in Gaborone, Botswana.

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    Mufaro's beautiful daughters

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    Mufaro's beautiful daughters : an African tale

    Steptoe, John, 1950-

    Mufaro's two beautiful daughters, one bad-tempered, one kind and sweet, go before the king, who is choosing a wife.

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    Akimbo and the elephants

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    Akimbo and the elephants

    McCall Smith, Alexander, 1948-

    On the African game preserve where his father works, Akimbo devises a dangerous plan to capture a ring of elephant poachers.

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    Search for the black rhino

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    Search for the black rhino

    Gilligan, Alison.

    The reader determines what happens when an African safari turns dangerous.

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    The Old African

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    The Old African

    Lester, Julius.

    An elderly slave uses the power of his mind to ease the suffering of other slaves and eventually leads them back to Africa.

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    One hen

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    One hen : how one small loan made a big difference

    Milway, Katie Smith, 1960-

    Kojo, a poor boy in Ghana, finds a way out of poverty and helps others do the same after he is given a small loan and buys a hen.

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    Good morning, gorillas / #26

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    Good morning, gorillas / #26

    Osborne, Mary Pope.

    The magic tree house takes Jack and Annie to an African rainforest, where the siblings encounter gorillas and learn to communicate with them.

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    Lions at lunchtime / #11

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    Lions at lunchtime / #11

    Osborne, Mary Pope.

    The magic tree house takes Jack and Annie to Africa where they meet up with wonderful wild animals, a very hungry warrior, and where they even solve a riddle.

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    Akimbo and the elephants

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    Akimbo and the elephants

    McCall Smith, Alexander, 1948-

    On the African game preserve where his father works, Akimbo devises a dangerous plan to capture a ring of elephant poachers.

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    We're going on a lion hunt

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    We're going on a lion hunt

    Axtell, David.

    Two girls set out bravely in search of a lion, going through long grass, a swamp, and a cave before they find what they're looking for.

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    Home now

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    Home now

    Beake, Lesley.

    After the death of her parents, young Sieta goes to live with her Aunty on the other side of the mountains, but she is sad and lonely until she meets a young elephant who has also lost his family.

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    The patchwork bike

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    The patchwork bike

    Clarke, Maxine Beneba.

    A girl explains how she built a bike from found items with her brothers.

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    Picture Book - ElementaryPicture Book - Elementary

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    I lost my tooth in Africa

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    I lost my tooth in Africa

    Diakité, Penda.

    While visiting her father's family in Mali, a young girl loses a tooth, places it under a calabash, and receives a hen and a rooster from the African Tooth Fairy.

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    King of another country

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    King of another country

    French, Fiona.

    A young African drummer learns the difference between extremes and moderation when the King of the Forest teaches him to say "yes" instead of "no."

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    Picture Book - ElementaryPicture Book - Elementary

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    Boundless Grace

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    Boundless Grace

    Hoffman, Mary, 1945-

    Grace is invited for a visit with her father and his new family in Africa.

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    Your moon, my moon

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    Your moon, my moon : a grandmother's words to a faraway child

    MacLachlan, Patricia.

    Although their homes are different, a grandmother in New England and her loving grandson in Africa share the same moon.

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    The water princess

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    The water princess

    Verde, Susan.

    "The story of one young girl's quest to bring clean drinking water to her African village"--Provided by publisher.

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    Picture Book - ElementaryPicture Book - Elementary

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    Galimoto

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    Galimoto

    Williams, Karen Lynn.

    Walking through his village, a young African boy finds the materials to make a special toy.

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